John Leith

Mr John Farley Leith

Rush ID: 2455

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1808
Died:
4 April 1887
Birth place:
Aberdeen, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
White
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Election occupation:
Barrister / Advocate
Parentage:
Unknown
Notes:
1872:'when he stood in compliance with a written requisition signed by upwards of 3,000 electors(D80
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
2455
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q26326803
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. LEITH, John (1808-1887)

Constituencies

  1. Aberdeen

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1872*
    Date of election: 29 June 1872
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: None

Higher education

  1. University of Aberdeen

    Graduated

  2. Middle Temple

    Graduated

Marriages

  1. (Name unknown), unknown

    Year: 1832

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member

Clubs

  1. Brooks's Club